Around the World with a Magician and a Juggler
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|Around the World with a Magician and a Juggler|
|Author||H. J. Burlingame|
|Publisher||Clyde Publishing Company|
The book contains:
- Reminiscences of Baron Hartwig Seeman. Anecdotes include his performance of a remarkable bullet catch in Egypt.
- The story of the magician/juggler, William D'Alvini.
- A reprint of psychologist Max Dessoir's monograph on the psychology of conjuring (with added references by Burlingame to mediums).
- A brief chapter on the Bellachini (1828-1885), court magician to Kaiser Wilhelm the first.
A limited edition (300 copies) reprint was published which included a Barrie Richardson introduction pointing out some highlights of the book as well as reproductions of Seeman and D'Alvini promotional materials and programs.
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